Monday, January 17

4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Faculty Meeting "Teaching the Research Process in 10 Weeks or Less"
Wilson Center

5:00 PM - Deadline for submission of Faculty Research Grants
email to Mary Koski

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Interfaith Understanding Group
Free, and open to faculty, staff, administration
Loft, College Center, 2nd floor

6:30 PM - High School Honor Band Festival Finale Concert
Centennial Hall

Tuesday, January 18

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection: Inter-faith Service
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

4:00 - 5:30 PM - Food Reads
Four essays: M.F.K. Fisher "Three Swiss Inns," Joseph Wechsberg, "Demel's," Jane and Michael Stern, "Two For the Road: Havana, North Dakota," and Robert P. Coffin, "Night of Lobster." Readings are available on Moodle: Library/Food Reads/enrollment key "food"
518 Thomas Tredway Library

Wednesday, January 19

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study Group
led by Pastor Priggie, for faculty, staff and administrators
Bring your lunch, and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Contemporary Books Discussion Group "The Iliad"
Tom Banks, professor emeritus of classics, will lead a discussion of Homer's epic poem. The book is available for loan on a first-come basis at the Information Desk
Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, IA

4:00 - 5:00 PM - President's Open Office Hour
Founders Hall

4:00 PM - Tea Hour Series: "Plato: The First Feminist" presented by Emil Kramer
Thomas Tredway Library, 2nd floor

7:00 PM - Hispanic Film Festival: Lake Tahoe
Film is in Spanish with English subtitles. Rated R
Free admission
102 Hanson Hall of Science

Thursday, January 20

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Faculty Forum on Faculty Handbook
Hanson Hall of Science 102

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Being on the Job Market Workshop
Evald Great Hall

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
102 Hanson Hall of Science

7:00 PM - River Readings: Trifles
The first River Readings presentation of 2011 will be a staged reading of the 1916 play "Trifles" by Davenport-born playwright Susan Glaspell.
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:00 PM - French Film Festival: The Wedding Song (Le Chant des Mariées)
Rated R. Free Admission. Shown with English subtitles
304 Hanson Hall of Science

Friday, January 21

4:30 PM - Deadline for Augustana Summer Student Research Fellowships Applications

7:30 PM - Augustana Percussion Ensemble Concert
Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Hall

Saturday, January 22

Sunday, January 23

2:00 PM - Guest Artist, Dave Camwell, saxophone, will perform works by Piazzolla, Peterson, Muczynski, and Gotkovsky
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Volume 8, Issue 18 - January 17, 2011

Readings

Inside Higher Ed, "College Is Still Worth It" by Anthony Carnevale

National Teaching & Learning Forum: http://www.ntlf.com/restricted/#issues

Educational Policies Committee meeting minutes of 12-14-10.

General Education Committee meeting minutes of 12-15-10.

 

 

Please send suggested readings and newsletter submissions to Mary Koski.